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Weekly Meditation, Tai Chi, & Yoga

Mondays ♦ Tuesdays ♦ Wednesdays Thursdays 

 

This page was last updated on March 6, 2015.

 

Offered Weekdays beginning the week of January 12, 2015

Would you like to be more calm, confident, and connected?
Join weekly opportunities Mondays through Thursdays to practice secular mindfulness meditation techniques that will increase your relaxation and resiliency. Participants are welcome to drop in at any point during the school year. No experience necessary - beginners are welcome!
Locations vary across campus.

 

Faith-based opportunities are also listed below as indicated.

Mondays

1:00 pm

Mindfulness Mondays - Mindful Moments (secular)

With Cheryl Champagne, Health and Wellness

Where: CAPS Room B, Koffler Student Services Centre

*Entrance via Student Housing Services on 2nd floor*

5:30 to 9:30 pm

Meditation in the tradition of Thich Nhat Hanh

sponsored by True Peace Sangha
Where: Main Activity Hall, 2nd floor, Multi-Faith Centre
Contact: lauriearron@gmail.com

Tuesdays

8:00 am

Kundalini Yoga Class (1h 30m)

With Guru Fatha Singh

Where: Multi-Faith Centre, 569 Spadina Ave, 2nd Floor

Free for U of T community; $5 for general public.

11:00 am

Meditation - Mindful Moments (secular)

With Sara Marlowe, Kinesiology & Physical Education

Where: Dance Studio, Athletic Centre

12:00 pm Peace Prayers
A quiet, open space for reflection, meditation, thought, and prayer, all focused on peace. People of all ethical and faith traditions are invited to share this period of unstructured contemplation.
Where: Trinity College Chapel
12:00 pm

Mindfulness - Mindful Moments (secular)

With Rehab Sciences and Dentistry 

Where: 500 University Avenue, Room 420

Schedule for the remainder of the 2014-15 academic year: March 17, 31, and April 7

*Open to Dentistry and Rehab Sciences students only*

Please arrive promptly by noon to avoid disrupting the class.

12:00 pm

Meditation - Mindful Moments (secular)

With the Faculty of Medicine

Where: Room 128, FitzGerald Building, 150 College Street

*Open to Faculty of Medicine students only*

1:10 pm

Beginner Meditation (secular)

With Dr John Vervaeke

Where: Main Activity Hall, 2nd Floor, Multi-Faith Centre

2:10 pm

Beginner Tai Chi

With Dr John Vervaeke

Where: Main Activity Hall, 2nd Floor, Multi-Faith Centre

3:10 pm

Advanced Meditation (secular) $5 per session

With Dr John Vervaeke

Where: Main Activity Hall, 2nd Floor, Multi-Faith Centre

3:10 pm

Beginner Meditation - Mindful Moments (secular)

With Brenda Toner, Health and Wellness

Where: Meditation Room, 2nd Floor, Multi-Faith Centre

7:00 to 8:30 pm

Breath and Movement for Mental Health 

Open to students, staff, and faculty.

Where: Multi-Purpose Room, 2nd floor, Multi-Faith Centre

Wednesdays

12:30 pm

Meditation - Mindful Moments (secular)

With Sarah Kinsley

Where: Activities Room, Hart House

1:10 pm

Green Space Yoga (secular)

Room with a living wall of plants

Where: Meditation Room, 2nd floor, Multi-Faith Centre

4:10 pm

Beginner Meditation - Mindful Moments (secular)

With St Michael's College

Where: Basement of St Basil's (In St Michael's College, 50 Joseph Street. Look for steeple, enter on west side)

Thursdays 

12:10 pm

Yoga - Mindful Moments (secular)
With the Buddhist Psychology Student Union

Where: Multi-Purpose Room, 2nd floor, Multi-Faith Centre

1:00 pm

Meditation - Mindful Moments (secular)

With the Buddhist Psychology Student Union

Where: Main Activity Hall, 2nd floor, Multi-Faith Centre

4:00 pm

Meditation - Mindful Moments (secular)

With the Centre for International Experience

Where: Baldwin Room, Cumberland House

7:00 - 9:00 pm

Chan Meditation

Taught by Janusz Kuras Dharma, Drum Mountain Buddhist Association
Where: Quiet Room, 3rd floor, Multi-Faith Centre
Contact: keith.brown@mail.utoronto.ca

Training

 

U of T Faculty of Social Work Mindfulness Meditation Certificate Programme

http://www.healthandwellness.utoronto.ca/Mindfulness-Meditation.htm

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